This unit introduces the student to the basic morphology, syntax and vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Attention is paid to the fundamental word forms of a highly inflected language. Throughout the semester selected texts from the Gospels of Mark and John are presented, integrating the grammar learnt with biblical examples.
Demonstrate an understanding of the key grammatical elements of New Testament Greek
Demonstrate a command of the core vocabulary of New Testament Greek
Give an English equivalent of simple passages from the New Testament without the aid of a lexicon
Give an English equivalent of more complex passages from the New Testament with the aid of a lexicon and with attention to syntax and grammar
Apply their knowledge of Koine Greek to the exegesis of passages in the New Testament.
Apply their knowledge and skill in Koine Greek by giving an English equivalent of specific inscriptional and/or papyri segments in a self-directed manner.
Demonstrate an adequate capacity to research a specific topic in Greek language study.
Interactive face-to-face lectures
|Type||Description||Word count||Weight (%)|
Investigation (language) (2000 words)
Examination (2 hours) (2000 words)
|Short Answer Tests||
Weekly written tests (10 x 200 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Jul, 2017
Unit record last updated: 2019-09-10 12:06:40 +1000